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Easy Easter recipes: Easter cake

Easy Easter recipes

52 Recipes
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Celebrate Easter with our easy spring recipes. Discover how to make a classic simnel cake, DIY Easter eggs, roast spring lamb and more...

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  • New potatoes with spinach & capers

    New potatoes with spinach & capers

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.6 ratings

    Buttery new potatoes are a fantastic spring side to any dish, this zesty version with lemon, capers and greens offers a fresh and simple take

  • Asparagus & new potato frittata

    Asparagus & new potato frittata

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.86 ratings

    A simple, low-calorie spring main that uses the season's finest ingredients and is ready in just 20 minutes

  • Courgette & caramelised red onion tart

    Courgette & caramelised red onion tart

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.21 ratings

    A vibrant veggie tart using fresh courgette and sweet, caramelised red onion. It's easy to prep and is great for feeding a family on a budget

  • Courgette, jalapeño & feta nachos

    Courgette, jalapeño & feta nachos

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.11 ratings

    We can't resist these simple spring nachos with courgette, punchy feta cheese and spicy jalapeño. They make a great sharing snack for a relaxed gathering

  • Spicy corn, black bean & feta salad on a plate

    Spicy corn, black bean & feta salad

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.67 ratings

    An exciting main-course salad, packed with interesting flavours and textures and a hit of spice

  • English garden salad

    English garden salad

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.9 ratings

    A fresh-tasting vegetarian supper - this recipe is easily halved to serve two, or doubled for a crowd

  • Pea risotto

    Pea risotto

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.35 ratings

    This risotto makes the most of peas with a pea purée, pea shoots and cooked sweet little peas

  • Pea & broad bean shakshuka

    Pea & broad bean shakshuka

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.29 ratings

    We’ve turned a classic brunch shakshuka dish into more of a sharing main course by adding seasonal spring vegetables like peas, broad beans and asparagus

  • Asparagus with dipping sauces

    Asparagus with dipping sauces

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    An elegant spring dish perfect for a relaxed dinner party - simply let your guests pick and dip

  • Broad bean, barley & mint salad

    Broad bean, barley & mint salad

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.7 ratings

    These little green beans go really well with grains like pearl barley - for a light touch, serve cold with goat's cheese, mint and nuts

  • Ultimate risotto primavera

    Ultimate risotto primavera

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.9 ratings

    We consulted no less than three great Italian cooks to come up with this classic spring vegetable risotto

  • Wild garlic & nettle soup

    Wild garlic & nettle soup

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.4 ratings

    Forage for some fresh spring greens and simmer with finely diced vegetables to make this vibrant, healthy, low-fat green soup

  • Rhubarb and ricotta bread & butter pudding

    Rhubarb and ricotta bread & butter pudding

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.9 ratings

    This indulgent spring bread and butter pudding is full of seasonal rhubarb and rich ricotta, perfect for entertaining a crowd with a sweet tooth

  • Rhubarb, marzipan & citrus cake

    Rhubarb, marzipan & citrus cake

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.25 ratings

    This rhubarb sponge with orange and lemon zest can be served warm with a dollop of crème fraîche or cool as a cake - a spring dessert or afternoon tea treat

  • Easter simnel cake served on a cake stand

    Easter simnel cake

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.44 ratings

    Bake this classic Easter simnel cake. Top with 11 balls of marzipan – said to represent 11 of Jesus’s disciples, leaving off Judas – or with spring flowers

  • Healthy pasta primavera on a plate

    Healthy pasta primavera

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.50 ratings

    A healthy spaghetti dish full of broad beans, leeks and asparagus tips. Make the most of spring greens with this vibrant, filling pasta recipe

  • Loaf cake with cream cheese frosting and carrots on plate with knife

    Carrot patch cake

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.32 ratings

    Bake a simple and stunning carrot cake with cream cheese frosting for an afternoon tea or mid-morning treat. It tastes even better a day or two later

  • Simnel cake sour

    Simnel cake sour

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.4 ratings

    Looking for an Easter cocktail with all the spices of the season? This twist on an Amaretto sour has a splash of orange juice and a dusting of cinnamon to give you Simnel cake in a glass

  • Fruity simnel squares

    Fruity simnel squares

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.18 ratings

    This easy twist on the classic fruit sponge makes plenty of squares - all decorated with marzipan eggs

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